Insert Credit Co-founder and legendary game composer Vincent Diamante joins the panel to cover Fighters Megamix romance, Russian Adventure, and the top 5 Sonic games that aren’t the immediately great ones.

Questions this week:

  1. Kris Graft asks: Which two fighters from Fighters Megamix would make the best or worst romantic couple? (05:17)
  2. Now that we have a little distance, what features of the PS4/Xbox One era will feel retro someday? (09:45)
  3. On what occasions have you restarted a game from the beginning before finishing it? (15:02)
  4. What is “immersion” in video games? (19:54)
  5. Design an “In This House We Do Disney” piece of wall art for gamers (25:16)
  6. Dirtbag Salvatore Romano asks: Excluding 1, 2, 3, & Knuckles and Mania, what are the top 5 Sonic the Hedgehog games? (30:36)
  7. Which video game series took the greatest number of entries to start getting good? (36:16)
  8. What is the best logo design in video games? (41:38)
  9. Is Nintendo evil? (46:31)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Acronymizer (50:33)

Recommendations and Outro (56:30)

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Vincent: Scritti Politti

Brandon: Halloween (1978)

Frank: Dan Slott’s Spider-Man run

Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Brandon Sheffield and Vincent Diamante. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.